December 10, 1963
Dear Dr. Velikovsky,
As an old friend of Miss Ralph and a former staff member of the University Museum, I am sorry to say that we cannot supply your needs for the series of carbon-14 tests that she is about to undertake. The enormous amount of material that this department has disposed of during the past ten years, through a series of sales to other museums and to the public, has depleted our reserves to the point that we are no longer in a position to supply adequate samples of well-dated wood or linen such as you describe.
Sincerely yours, Henry G. Fischer